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Tech Tip: RC Radio Programming Made Easy

Sep 21, 2011 2 Comments

With today’s amazing supply of top quality and reasonably priced radio equipment, equipping your airplane can be a relatively easy assignment. But you do need to know a few basics rules of the road. Here are some tips to get you off to a good start. Initial setup Before setting up your radio’s control functions, [...]

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Flight Technique: Become a Jet Jock

Sep 21, 2011 8 Comments

Development in brushless motor design and LiPo battery technology have benefited the RC hobby especially for seasoned and wannabe jet jocks. Electric ducted fan (EDF) jets are quickly becoming one of the most popular branches of the modeling tree and the development of these e-powered speed demons is nothing short of amazing. When most people [...]

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Electric SE5a Scout—On Patrol over the Aerodrome

Sep 14, 2011 1 Comment

The one thing you can truly count on while attending the Old Rhinebeck RC Jamboree in New York, is that you are going to see some beautiful WW1 Biplanes. Such is the case with an impressive RAF SE5a Scout built and flown by Ralph Perrone of Pittsfield, MA. Ralph’s electric powered Scout was a piece [...]

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New Habu Jet Pilot?–Setup and Flying tips for the Fast Lane

Sep 13, 2011 No Comments

Development in brushless motor design and Li-Po battery technology have benefited the RC hobby especially for seasoned and wanabee  jet jocks. Electric ducted fan (EDF) jets are quickly becoming one of the most popular branches of modeling tree and the development of these E-powered speed demons is nothing short of amazing. When most people talk [...]

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5 Easy Steps To Flying The Knife-Edge Spin

Sep 08, 2011 No Comments

In my opinion, the knife-edge spin is one of the most impressive extreme aerobatic maneuvers. It’s very demanding for the pilot and the airframe. First, I’ll describe the maneuver. In traditional knife-edge, the aircraft is rolled approximately 90 degrees from upright level flight. Then altitude is sustained by using top rudder. When the maneuver is [...]

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Rhinebeck Jamboree Image Gallery

Sep 07, 2011 No Comments

Check out all the action at the Rhinebeck Jamboree

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Flyzone Fokker Dr.1

Sep 04, 2011 No Comments

Follow in the foot steps of Manfred von Richthofen and become the “Ace-of-Aces” any time, anywhere with the micro Flyzone Fokker Dr.1!  With its compact 14.1-inch wingspan, the Fokker Dr.1 is at home in a gym as it is in a backyard and because everything is included, just charge the pack and go. It can [...]

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Improving your Knife-Edge flight

Sep 01, 2011 No Comments

In this video, we show you How-to-mix the Rudder to the Elevator for smoother knife –edge flight.  This simple mix will keep your plane tracking straight down the runway so that it will not pull toward the canopy or the gears.  

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